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On Mon, 12 Oct 2009 08:17:45 -0500
Fernando P. García <> wrote:

> In most languages (not only scripting) the use of single quotes is
> faster than double quotes, does it is applicable in Lua? perhaps for
> the other ways define strings?

In some languages, string interpolation happens with one style of
quotes, but not the others.  Lua does no form of string interpolation
on literals; all three types of string delimiters are compiled to
identical byte code; there is no performance penalty for favouring one
over the other.